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DeFazio, Joseph

Core Faculty
Western New England School of Law
School of Management
School Affiliation

School of Management

Academic Focus

Business law, negotiation and conflict resolution

Community Involvement
  • Chair of Northampton Housing Authority
  • Member of Community Preservation Committee
  • Member of the Northampton Housing Partnership
  • Member of the International Development Team of the Polus Center for Social and Economic Development, Inc
Courses Taught
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Manager as Negotiator
  • International Negotiation

J.D. Western New England School of Law

B.A. Westfield State College


Teaching cannot be reduced to technique but requires the teacher to respect the student’s autonomy, life experiences, and professional goals. It is the teacher’s responsibility to create learning experiences that are relevant, practical, and accessible to the student.

Professional Experience
  • Attorney
  • Mediator
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Consultant
Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Current or former member of the following organizations:

  •  Massachusetts Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  •  Hampshire County Bar Association Committee on ADR
  •  Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution
  •  National Institute for Dispute Resolution